It’s been a little over a year now since I joined the Kentucky Department of Education as its commissioner. During that time, my focus has been on listening to the people of my home state telling us what is working in education in the Commonwealth and where we need to improve.
Morehead State University’s (MSU’s) Volgenau College of Education announced a new scholarship program, the Appalachian Future Educators (AFE) Scholars Program, for new teacher candidates from Appalachian counties.
A group of 45 Kentuckians representing various aspects of the state’s education community have been selected to serve on the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education, Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass announced June 1.
Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) virtually reunited for a brief meeting to discuss Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass’ upcoming virtual listening tour.
Kentucky’s new education commissioner joins Student Advisory Council for roundtable on mental health, educational challenges
Members of the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council were joined by the Commonwealth’s new Commissioner of Education Jason Glass and Lt. Gov. and Secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Jacqueline Coleman during their Sept. 15 virtual meeting.
For Mark Thomas, the new superintendent of Todd County Schools, education is a family focus. One of his daughters is a Bullitt County high school English teacher. Another is headed for the University of Louisville (UofL). And his stepdaughter is about to start her junior year at Western Kentucky University (WKU).
Fleming County's Sarah Davenport shares how COVID-19 impacted her senior year and she learned to cope with the changes.
Kentucky’s 2020 Superintendent of the Year Brian Creasman talks about the journey Fleming County has been on since state management.
Eleven Kentucky public high school students have been named to the Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, a group that provides input to Kentucky Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis.
Students in 12 school districts will be the latest to participate in a program designed to help prepare students in low-income communities for success in postsecondary education.